A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes Puerto Rico region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 22:27:48 / January 6, 2016 @ 10:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -65.1887° West, latitude 19.0958° North, depth = 38 km. The temblor was detected at 22:27:48 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr16006042. Event ids that are associated: pr16006042.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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